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Community Engagement Coordinators Center Trust Building, Elevate Community Voices in Local Government

For local government to effectively serve the community, trust is essential. At the Department of Neighborhoods, we know that community trust in government isn’t inherent, nor should it be. Trust is something that should be earned by walking the talk, acknowledging a role in historical injustices, and actively working to… [ Keep reading ]

Following the community’s lead on customized COVID support

Let’s go back to August 2020. COVID was still relatively new, stay-at-home ordinances were being extended, toilet paper was a hot commodity, and nobody was certain what the immediate future would look like. During this fearful and confusing time, our Community Engagement Coordinators (CEC) began their tireless work supporting communities… [ Keep reading ]

Join us for Community Conversations

We invite you to join us for our new monthly Community Conversations where we will dive into issues important to you and your communities. Community Conversations are a completely reimagined version of our previous bi-monthly Community Webinar. The new format embraces more of a talk show style that will allow… [ Keep reading ]

Meet Fabiola Arvizu, our citywide Community Engagement Coordinator

Fabiola Arvizu is a recent addition to our Community Outreach and Engagement team. As a citywide Community Engagement Coordinator, she has been busy introducing Seattle residents to City staff and services and sharing opportunities for folks to engage in community efforts in their neighborhoods. Get to know a little bit… [ Keep reading ]

Meet Osbaldo Hernandez, our new Community Engagement Coordinator

Osbaldo Hernandez is the newest addition to our Community Outreach and Engagement team. Osbaldo joined us from Lutheran Community Services NW where he served as Program Manager developing programs to support homeless families and individuals. He is also co-owner of Frelard Tamales! Osbaldo currently serves as our Community Engagement Coordinator… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is recruiting for a Community Engagement Coordinator

Are you committed to serving the public? Are you working to enhance community engagement, involvement, and capacity? Do you take initiative and look for ways to contribute to your team, organization and community? If these questions align with your values, work style, and goals, the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods (DON)… [ Keep reading ]

Hey Neighbor: Meet Laura Jenkins

The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ Hey Neighbor! series introduces you to the people behind the scenes working to build, strengthen, and engage the communities of Seattle. Meet Laura Jenkins Laura is a Community Engagement Coordinator for Central Seattle. She grew up in southwest Washington and ended up in Seattle after a stint… [ Keep reading ]

Bringing Communities Together: Dennis Bateman on Community Engagement Coordinators

The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ Hey Neighbor! series introduces you to the people behind the scenes working to build, strengthen, and engage the communities of Seattle. It was at a Fremont Neighborhood Council meeting in 2016 that Dennis Bateman first met one of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ Community Engagement Coordinators. Having recently… [ Keep reading ]

How will you Celebrate Neighbor Appreciation Day on February 14?

Neighbor Appreciation Day is coming up on Saturday, February 14.  Need ideas to celebrate?  Here are a few! Organize a neighborhood clean up. You can contact your Neighborhood District Coordinator for supplies. Host a potluck Go for a walk with your neighbor. Feet First and Seattle Department of Transportation have… [ Keep reading ]

People’s Academy for Community Engagement’s (PACE) Seminar on Advocacy Rocks the House!

Shared Five Tools You Can Use to Fight for your Cause In December, 25 brave souls came out on a dark and stormy night to learn about how to fight for their cause. The seminar “Democracy Needs You! Five Essential Advocacy Tools that will Shape Your World” was facilitated by… [ Keep reading ]